Student Responsibilities

The Putnam Valley School District believes that the students must assume the following responsibilities in order to receive the best possible education.

  1. Do all they can to take full advantage of the educational opportunities offered.
  2. Pursue and attempt to complete the course of study prescribed by state and school authorities.
  3. Assist the school staff in maintaining a safe school environment.
  4. Be aware of school rules and regulations and conduct themselves in accordance with them.
  5. Respect the rights of others and develop a tolerance for and an understanding of, differences in social, economic, and cultural backgrounds and attitudes.
  6. Make necessary arrangements for making up work when absent from school.
  7. Be aware of, and comply with, state and local laws.
  8. Protect and take care of personal and school property.
  9. Attend school daily, except when excused, and be on time to all classes and other school functions.
  10. Dress and groom him or her to meet fair standards of safety and health, and common standards of decency.